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Conservative MP for Thornhill (Ontario)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 61.40% of the vote.

Two days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #255 on Bill C-13 Amend the Criminal Code, the Canada Evidence Act, the Competition Act and the Mutual Legal ...

Voted No on Vote #254 That, in the opinion of the House, the proposed Port of Gros-Cacouna oil terminal, which will be used ...

Posted on Twitter Tnx to @HonsfletcherMP for hosting a powerful, all-party update on Physician Assisted Death; a worthy conversation.

This week

Posted on Twitter Congrats and greetings to all attending national Diwali celebration at Temple Hindu Sabha Mandir..!! #diwali

Posted on Twitter Thanks to Markhamites working munic election advance polls. Just voted at Bayview Comm Centre - good turnout

Posted on Twitter Very thoughtful piece from colleague @HonSFletcherMP http://t.co/X67TeHkY8H

Posted on Twitter United Nations shortcomings reflected by Venezuela's election to Security Council

Posted on Twitter Push back against coercive billing tactics - cash penalties for paper billing preference discriminatory, unacceptable

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Rouge National Urban Park Act Mr. Speaker, I thank my hon. colleague for his obvious commitment to the rivers and natural places across the GTA. With regard to the question of ...

Voted Yes on Vote #253 on Bill C-247 Expand the mandate of Service Canada in respect of the death of a Canadian citizen ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Peter Kent wants Joe Oliver to fund HPV vaccine for boys Conservative MP Peter Kent, who spent much of this year being treated for throat and tongue cancer, says he's going to ask federal Finance Minister Joe Oliver to consider funding HPV vaccinations for boys in the 2015 budget. Kent revealed over the summer ...

Voted Yes on Vote #252 That this House (i) recognise that the leadership of the terrorist group known as the Islamic State of ...

Voted No on Vote #251 That Government Business No. 13 be amended: ( a) by replacing clause (iii) with the following: “(iii) accept ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Hong Kong Mr. Speaker, Canada is home to a large population of Canadians who were born in Hong Kong. I am proud to represent many in my riding ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Cy Tokmakjian's 15-year sentence 'outrageous,' Peter Kent says A Toronto-area MP says a local businessman sentenced in Cuba to 15 years in prison should be sent back to Canada. Peter Kent says Cy Tokmakjian could be expelled from the Caribbean country or transferred to a Canadian facility instead of serving out his ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Cy Tokmakjian's 15-year sentence 'outrageous,' Peter Kent says Cy Tokmakjian, who owns of the Ontario-based automotive company Tokmakjian Group, could be expelled from the Caribbean country or transferred to a Canadian facility instead of serving out his sentence there, Peter Kent said Sunday. "It's obvious an ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Parks Canada Mr. Speaker, our Conservative government created the Rouge national urban park act, which will result in the first urban national park in our country. Last year, ...

Spoke in the House on HPV Vaccination Program Mr. Speaker, I rise today to thank colleagues on both sides of this House for the kind words and prayers during my recent medical bout with ...

Mentioned by Vancouver Sun (blog) PETER KENT'S CANCER: will it help with public funding of HPV vaccination in ... Conservative MP Peter Kent recently disclosed his battle against tongue and throat cancer, caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV). The upside of Kent's experience is that it may help convince more parents to get their sons vaccinated against HPV. And it ...

Two months ago

Mentioned by Globalnews.ca 'I'm really lucky': Conservative MP Peter Kent opens up about stage 4 cancer and ... OTTAWA – Just before Christmas last year, Conservative MP Peter Kent discovered a lump in his throat. Doctors thought it was a minor cyst, but after an operation in February they made a much more ominous diagnosis: carcinoma in his lymph nodes.

More than three months ago

Mentioned by Globalnews.ca Peter Kent remembers Jim Flaherty ... Kent remembers Jim Flaherty. By Peter Kent Member of Parliament, Thornhill. Jim Flaherty and Peter Kent take part in a photo opportunity after making an announcement regarding ;. Jim Flaherty and Peter Kent take part in a photo opportunity after making an announcement regarding funding towards the Rouge National Urban Park in Scarborough, Ont., on Friday, May 25, 2012. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan ... was the Minister of the Environment between 2011 and 2013. He's currently the MP for Thornhill, Ont.

Spoke in the House on The Budget Mr. Speaker, I will be splitting my time with the member for Kitchener—Conestoga. I am delighted to speak today in support of economic action plan 2014. ...

Spoke in the House on Anti-Israel Boycott Campaign Mr. Speaker, Sodastream, an Israeli company that employs some 900 Palestinians, has become one of the targets of a dishonest boycott, divestment, and sanctions campaign that ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I will be sharing my time with the member for Pickering—Scarborough East. I am very pleased to have this opportunity to discuss the valuable ...

Spoke in the House on International Day of Commemoration of the Holocaust Mr. Speaker, I rise today to mark international Holocaust memorial day and to commemorate the victims of the Shoah. Last week I had the honour of ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Bill S-15, An Act to amend the Canada National Parks Act and ... As usual, I'll begin with a brief statement and then would be pleased to answer any questions that members may have. As you know, there are ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Review of the Draft Federal Sustainable Development Strategy 2013-2016 Thank you, Chair. It's always a pleasure to visit. Let me start off by expressing my sincere appreciation for the opportunity to discuss the 2013-2016 draft ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Main Estimates 2013-14: Votes 1, 5, 10, 15, 20 and 25 under ... Thank you, Mr. Chair and committee members. Good morning. Good morning, everyone. Mr. Chair, I will start by expressing my sincere appreciation to the committee for ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Subject Matter of Clauses 425 to 432 (Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, 2012) ... Thank you, Chair. Good afternoon, colleagues. As you have heard, with me today is my deputy minister, Bob Hamilton; the CEO of Parks Canada, Alan Latourelle; ...

Spoke at the Subcommittee of the Standing Committee on Finance on Bill C-38 committee on Bill C-38, Part 3 (Responsible Resource Development) Thank you. Good morning, honourable members. Mr. Chair, I am pleased to be here this morning as you commence your study of Bill C-38. I will ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Main Estimates 2012-13: Votes 1, 5, 10, 15, 20, 25 and 30 ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Good afternoon, Mr. Chair and members of the committee, for this abbreviated session, circumstances being what they are. With me today are ...